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RabbitMQ Essentials

David Dossot

Hop straight into developing your own messaging applications by learning how to utilize RabbitMQ.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783983209
Paperback182 pages

About This Book

  • Refresh your knowledge of the basics of message-orientated architecture and witness how powerful RabbitMQ can be when building your messaging applications
  • Discover the strategies behind increasing the scalability and fault tolerance of your applications
  • Gain a deep and practical understanding of RabbitMQ through the journey of Clever Coney Media, a fictitious company with real-world problems

Who This Book Is For

Whether you are someone who develops enterprise messaging products professionally or a hobbyist who is already familiar with open source Message Queuing software and you are looking for a new challenge, then this is the book for you. Although you should be familiar with Java, Ruby, and Python to get the most out of the examples, this book will give you the push you need to get started, which no other RabbitMQ tutorial can provide you with.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Rabbit Springs to Life
What is messaging?
The RabbitMQ broker
Getting RabbitMQ ready
Chapter 2: Creating an Application Inbox
Connecting to RabbitMQ
Adding topic messages
Chapter 3: Switching to Server-push
Moving beyond polling
Publishing to all queues
Chapter 4: Handling Application Logs
Publishing and consuming logs
Load testing AMQP
Messaging serendipity
Chapter 5: Tweaking Message Delivery
Handling dead letters
Making delivery mandatory
Chapter 6: Smart Message Routing
Service-oriented messaging
Exposing the authentication service
Calling the authentication service
Chapter 7: Taking RabbitMQ to Production
Tackling the broker SPOF
Monitoring the broker
Chapter 8: Testing and Tracing Applications
Testing RabbitMQ applications
Tracing RabbitMQ

What You Will Learn

  • Familiarize yourself with the basics of RabbitMQ to start building your own messaging applications
  • Get to know how Clever Coney Media implemented RabbitMQ to improve the development of applications
  • Publish, receive, and reject messages
  • Route messages by using direct, topic, fanout, and header exchanges
  • Create your own application inbox and public address system using Java and Ruby
  • Analyze the traffic of your applications using a Python client
  • Solve any emergencies using an eviction strategy, smart message routing, clustering, and federation
  • Monitor the health of your application by learning how to track it

In Detail

RabbitMQ is above all other forms of message queuing software thanks to its loosely coupled architecture and its ability to bind multiple languages, making modern web applications secure, scalable, and simple to maintain.

Armed with this supportive guide, you now have the opportunity to get stuck into developing your own message-based applications immediately with RabbitMQ. Using the fictitious Clever Coney Media as a case study, you will follow their journey of developing with RabbitMQ, from implementing simple, synchronous get operations to using advanced message routing and tracking the messaging application. With RabbitMQ Essentials, you will observe how using message queuing software can streamline the development of your own distributed and scalable applications.


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